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Project Manager, Retirement / PMO

Prudential


Location:
Iselin, NJ
Date:
04/20/2018
2018-04-202018-05-19
Job Code:
462079
Prudential
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Position Title: Project Manager, Retirement / PMO
Job Code: 462079
Job Location: New Jersey-Iselin
Description:

The Project Manager, Retirement / PMO is responsible for providing consultative project management supporting strategic initiatives for Prudential's Retirement Business and may manage projects independently or aligned under larger, more complex projects or programs. This position is responsible for all aspects of project management including coordinating business requirements, project scope and plans, allocation and coordination of resources, tracking and reporting results, communications, financials, systems interdependencies, user testing and training, organizational preparedness and business adoption.  The Manager interacts with cross business groups and may interact with senior management. Successful candidates typically have 3 to 5 years of project management and/or business related experience.

 

The PM can be based in Hartford, CT, Scranton PA, or Woodbridge, NJ.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and lead members of cross functional teams (no direct reports) 
  • Accountable for planning and delivering initiatives
  • Diligently manages project planning of scope, schedule, financials, and quality; defines and tracks project milestones
  • Interfaces with internal business executives, stakeholders, and potentially external entities (i.e., vendors, consultants, clients)
  • Coordinates with IT partners to oversee SDLC phases of the project
  • Develops project charter, project plans, resource, communication and risk plans and other relevant project management artifacts
  • Proactively manage risks, issues, dependencies and the change management processes for assigned initiatives
  • Actively tracks and communicates status for key initiatives
  • Understands business benefits, represents project cost and benefits accurately
  • Escalates risks and proposes mitigating strategies
  • Ensures the project delivery and results are of the highest quality

  • Demonstrated and applied experience delivering projects, especially in a financial services environment
  • An entrepreneurial mindset that demonstrates stakeholder partnership, judgement, risk management, team leadership, ownership, commitment, learning agility and business knowledge
  • Team player; proven ability to earn the trust of key stakeholders, set direction and mobilize teams
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage through changing priorities
  • Utilizes consistent project management tools and maintains reporting; strong knowledge of project management concepts and disciplines
  • Excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills with ability to manage diverse client groups
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to navigate the organization
  • Solid business and technical acumen
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Strong judgment; ability to make decisions and work effectively under pressure
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities
  • Proficiency in MS Office and project management tools (e.g. MS Project, SharePoint, Clarity)
  • Knowledge of Agile and Waterfall methodology
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • PMP Certification considered a plus
  • Up to approximately 20% travel may be required, depending on project assignment

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Project/Program Management
Schedule: Full-time
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